HindustanTimes Fri,19 Sep 2014

Four cops suspended, booked for BSP activist's custodial death

PTI  Muzaffarnagar, August 19, 2013
First Published: 13:38 IST(19/8/2013) | Last Updated: 13:41 IST(19/8/2013)

A BSP activist died allegedly in police custody in Saharanpur district, following which four policemen were suspended and booked under murder charges.


Luchman Singh (58), a BSP activist and former gram pradhan died in a police station at the Rampur Maniharan town in Saharanpur district on Saturday, police said.

Singh was taken into police custody in connection with an inquiry regarding the murder of his nephew, they said.

A murder case has been registered under various sections of IPC and Dalit Act against SHO Vegpal Singh, sub inspector SK Tyagi and constables Dharmendra and Gudheg; SSP Saharanpur DK Choudhary said, adding all the four accused have been suspended.

The accused were absconding after the incident.

more from India

As flood waters recede, life inches to normal in J-K

Life is limping back to normal in flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir with the help of central agencies while local authorities struggle to assess the damage two weeks after the state was devastated by its worst deluge in over 100 years.   
Most Popular
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved